Paris police respond to 220 calls, 22 arrests over weekend

Paris Police SUV-2Over the weekend, Paris Police responded to 220 calls, resulting in 22 arrests.

Curtis Garrett, police department spokesman, said police investigated five assaults, four reports of property theft, three reports of fraud or identity theft, one forgery, one burglary of a residence, and one criminal trespass.

Among the arrests were 14 for Class C misdemeanors, 3 for theft, 2 for possession of marijuana, 2 for possession of a controlled substance, and 1 for a probation violation.

By Charles Richards, eParisExtra


Paris police investigate shots fired into vehicle on Northwest 13th

Police Department Car_sliderParis police officers are investigating shots fired Thursday afternoon in the 400 block of Northwest 13th Street.

When officers responded about 1:45 p.m., they found a vehicle with two bullet holes on the driver’s side, police department spokesman Curtis Garrett said.

“A further search revealed two spent 9mm shell casings lying in the road. There is no suspect or motive at this time,” Garrett said.

He said Paris police officers responded to 113 calls on Thursday, resulting in the arrests of six individuals.

By Charles Richards, eParisExtra

Paris narcotics officers arrest 4 in raid on house on SE 16th Street

Iparis police carn a raid Wednesday on a residence in the 200 block of Southeast 16th Street, Paris Police Department spokesman Curtis Garrett said narcotics detectives located and arrested four people on drug charges:

  • Sheree Nicole Hutchings, 26, on two counts of manufacturing or delivering a controlled substance (prescription drugs), possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), and possession of marijuana. It was also found that she is in felony probation for endangerment of a child stemming from a 2012 case where her infant child had tested positive for methamphetamine.
  • Darell Marshawn johnson, 25, on possession with intent to deliver more than 40 grams of synthetic marijuana, a first-degree felony.
  • Bethany Deeann Grigsby, 28, for possession of drug paraphernalia and for violating probation for possession of a dangerous drug.
  • Ace McShae Ingram, 19, for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Paris police responded Wednesday to 114 calls, resulting in the arrests of 13 individuals, Garrett said.

By Charles Richards, eParisExtra





Traffic stop in Paris leads to arrests of 3 on marijuana charges

Chelsee Cheyenne Ford

Chelsee Cheyenne Ford

Nico Dewayne Williams

Nico Dewayne Williams

A traffic stop Tuesday afternoon in the 1700 block of Clarksville Street in Paris led to the arrest of two people on charges of felony possession of marijuana.

Paris police officers pulled over a vehicle after observing the occupants involved in a disturbance, police department spokesman Curtis Garrett said..

“During the investigation, officers could smell the odor of marijuana emitting from the inside of the vehicle. Officers were advised that there was marijuana under the passenger seat of the vehicle,” Garrett said.

Officers found a “brick” of marijuana underneath the passenger seat, Garrett said.

Chelsee Cheyenne Ford, 23, and Nico Dewayne Williams, 25, were taken into custody on charges of possession of more than 4 ounces but less than 5 pounds, which is a felony.

Also arrested in the vehicle was Jason Lamont Mayes, 29, who was charged with possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana, a Class B misdemeanor.

According to Lamar County Jail records, Ford’s residence was the 300 block of NE 34th St. in Paris; Williams’ residence was in the 100 block of Arms Circle in Roxton; and Mayes’ residence was in the 1700 block of Hubbard Street in Paris.

Garrett said Paris police officers responded to 126 calls on Tuesday, resulting in the arrests of 15 individuals.

By Charles Richards, eParisExtra


Police respond to 327 calls for service, arrest 26 over the weekend


Alex Wayne Goforth

The Paris Police Department was busy over the weekend, as officers responded to 327 calls for service and made 26 arrests from March 28 through March 30, according to Paris PD spokesman, Curtis Garrett.

  • Alex Wayne Goforth, 35 of Paris, was arrested on Friday, March 28, just before 1 p.m. when officers responded to a disturbance call in the 1400 block of W. Washington Street. Police received a report that Goforth assaulted someone during an argument. Because it was discovered that Goforth had a previous conviction for a family violence assault, the incident police responded to on Friday was enhanced to a felony assault charge. After posting bail on Friday, he was arrested again on Saturday, March 29, when Goforth was found at the victim’s residence, despite a protective order being issued warning him to stay away from the victim’s home.
  • Randale Gwen McKinney

    Randale Gwen McKinney

    Randale Gwen McKinney, 29 of Paris, was arrested on Sunday, March 30, just after noon when he was stopped for a traffic violation at which time he was found to not have a driver’s license. McKinney admitted to being in possession of marijuana. Police located a metal container inside the vehicle that contained numerous baggies of marijuana packaged to sale. He was charged with delivery of marijuana (more than a 1/4 pound but less than 5 pounds), which is a third degree felony.

Other arrests made by police over the weekend were on charges including manufacture/delivery of controlled substance, public intoxication, failure to appear, failure to yield to right of way, failure to maintain financial responsibility, theft, unsafe backing, violation of promise to appear, seat belt/child safety, possession of marijuana, driving with license invalid, failure to display driver’s license, disorderly conduct, possession of drug paraphernalia, expired operator license and failure to attend school.